Power

Editor’s Letter: What Being Powered Up Is All About

by Kyra Kyles

He sauntered into the studio with a phone in one hand and a backpack in the other, right on time for his Power 100... Read More

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Is 2016 the Best Year Ever for Black Cinema?

by Britni Danielle

Some say the golden age of Black cinema was in the 1990s. After all, with films like Love Jones, Boyz N the Hood, Daughters... Read More

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Here’s How Nas Is Flexing His Power to Improve the Justice System

by Melissa Kimble

Nas just keeps being half man, half amazing. His musical foundation, laced with classics, sets the tone for his legacy. His business endeavors, which includes... Read More

Q-Tip Comments on Kanye West, Trump with Bloomberg

Q-Tip Comments on Kanye West, Trump with Bloomberg

by LaToya Cross

ATCQ member addresses politics, policy and culture in an in-depth interview where he also touches on his concerns about friend, Kanye West Read More

#ShareBlackJoy at Yale School of Art 

#ShareBlackJoy at Yale School of Art 

by Alleea Spann

Soon, our first Black president will no longer be in office, our community is concerned and it’s a little harder to smile these days. ... Read More

Pam Grier Talks Bounce TV’s Brown Sugar Streaming Service

Pam Grier Talks Bounce TV’s Brown Sugar Streaming Service

by L'Oreal Thompson Payton

'Brown Sugar' Brings Blaxploitation Films to Your Living Room Read More

A Vegan Dinner With Erykah Badu

A Vegan Dinner With Erykah Badu

by Diahann Williams

A night of celebration as we honored Erykah Badu the 2016 Soul Train Awards executive producer and host. Read More

BET Founder Bob Johnson Says ‘Give Trump A Chance’

BET Founder Bob Johnson Says ‘Give Trump A Chance’

by LaToya Cross

BET Founder is siding with Trump's business sense with hopes that he'll provide a fiscal turn-around for the Black community Read More

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What’s Killing Kanye West?

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

It seems the world is getting a show it didn’t pay for and it’s at the expense of Kanye West. Kanye and I have... Read More

Yasiin Bey Allowed to Leave South Africa

Yasiin Bey Allowed to Leave South Africa

by Shantell E. Jamison

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, will finally be allowed to leave South Africa after he apologized for breaking immigration laws, The Guardian reports.... Read More